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 Scott Creney

Scott Creney’s Album Roundup: Sept 2015

Scott Creney’s Album Roundup: Sept 2015

I’ve been a little sleep-deprived & out of focus lately and the news is a horror show filled w/lying sociopaths and so much abundant sadness that it makes the cloying relationship troubles of a band like Chvrches sound, at best, cloistered & obtuse. If anger is an energy then I guess passivity is a type […]

 Wallace Wylie

Bringing Up The Rear – Wallace’s Last Minute Best Of 2013

Bringing Up The Rear – Wallace’s Last Minute Best Of 2013

The worst thing about end of year polls is that they all come out in early December, which is hilarious because that means nobody got to talk about one of the best albums of the year. The Beyoncé album, called Beyoncé, was released with no fanfare, no reviews, and no warning. It then became one […]

 Wallace Wylie

The Quality of Music and The Conformity of Youth | Dwindling Album Sales Explained

The Quality of Music and The Conformity of Youth | Dwindling Album Sales Explained

The real problem that the industry is dealing with these days is the lack of cultural importance given to popular music and the fact that popular music no longer has the same unifying power as it used to.

 Jake

Laneway Melbourne 2013 @ Footscray Community Arts Centre 03.02.13

This isn’t guitar masturbation. It’s guitar blue balls. It’s guitar priapism. All build up, no release.

 Everett True

The 20 Most Read Articles on Collapse Board in 2012

Fucking nice music too! I can hear Crass, I can hear Bikini Kill, I can hear Dutch insurrectionists The Ex … but most of all I can hear anger and determination and energy and bleakness and hope and a refusal to lie down and accept things as they are.

 Wallace Wylie

Wallace Wylie’s Top Ten of 2012

2012 has been my favourite year for music in probably a decade.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 524: Jib Kidder

Such fertile imagination in a song. Musical discovery of 2012.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 515: Julia Holter & Jib Kidder

one of the great lost songs of the summer of 2012

 Wallace Wylie

22 of Wallace Wylie’s favourite songs of 2012 (most of which are actually from 2012) so far

2012. I’m not going to lie to you, it’s been a shit year in terms of my personal life.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 451: Julia Holter

Sure. Julia Holter does sound softened, magical, intimate. Beauty is saddened.